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China Updates Crypto Ranking – Bitcoin Makes Top 10

China Updates Crypto Ranking – Bitcoin Makes Top 10China has updated its crypto ranking, adding two projects to the previous month’s list. Bitcoin has significantly improved, making the top 10 list for the first time. Crypto projects are ranked in three categories: technology, application, and innovation. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 33 Crypto Projects Ranked China’s Center for Information […]

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Bitcoin ETFs are a Terrible Idea: Andreas Antonopoulos

Bitcoin ETFs are a Terrible Idea: Andreas AntonopoulosAnnouncing this week he intended to “burst” the ecosystem’s “bubble” because of “Lambos” and “to the moon, and all that,” one of the most respected thought leaders in cryptocurrency, Andreas M. Antonopoulos revealed he believes bitcoin exchange traded funds (ETFs) are “a terrible idea.” The author of The Internet of Money and the seminal Mastering […]

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Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners

In a chilling but sadly all-too-familiar sequence of events, UK banks have been targeting cryptocurrency owners. Individuals who have cashed out large amounts of cryptocurrency – legitimately – have had their assets frozen and accounts locked without warning, fueled by fears of money laundering and a general distrust of bitcoin. One victim even claims to […]

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Pantera Capital Already Raises Over $70 Million for Its Third Crypto Fund

Pantera Capital Already Raises Over $70 Million for Its Third Crypto FundPantera Capital, one of the largest US-based institutional holders of cryptocurrencies, has already raised more than $70 million for its third crypto fund. And the first investment by Pantera Venture Fund III went to Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt. Also Read: The Daily: McAfee’s “Unhackable” Wallet Is Doomed, Coinbase Wants to Be Your ID $175 Million Crypto […]

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Amateur Crypto Investors Caused the Burst, Japanese Expert Says

Amateur Crypto Investors Caused the Burst, Japanese Expert SaysStrengthening regulations will increase crypto investors’ protection, and the amateur speculation bubble will end, says Masayuki Tashiro, representative director of Fiscalo Digital Asset Group and market analyst, who handles a crypto business in Japan. The real value of cryptocurrency will be questioned after we leave the bubble, the expert says. Also read: Japanese Association Seeks Authority […]

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Bitwise Launches Three New Cryptocurrency Market Index Funds

Bitwise Launches Three New Cryptocurrency Market Index FundsWhy wait for an ETF? Bitwise Index Services, a subsidiary of Bitwise Asset Management, has announced the launch of three new indexes covering the mid-cap, small-cap, and total-market segments of the crypto market, as well as the renaming of its HOLD 10 Index as the 10 Large Cap Crypto Index. Also Read: The Daily: Stoners […]

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Jamaica Stock Exchange Plans to Offer Cryptocurrency Trading

Jamaica Stock Exchange Plans to Offer Cryptocurrency TradingThe Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has announced it plans to allow investors the ability to trade cryptocurrencies through the regulated stock exchange. According to the JSE, the Canadian-based Blockstation will help facilitate the crypto-trading services. Also read: Malta Tops Exchange-Based Crypto Trade, Russia Leads in OTC Volume Jamaica Stock Exchange Plans to Facilitate Crypto-Asset Trades in […]

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An In-Depth Look at the Cryptocurrency Economy’s ‘Stablecoin’ Trend

An In-Depth Look at the Cryptocurrency Economy's 'Stablecoin' TrendBack in the early days, cryptocurrency enthusiasts used to laugh at the thought of a stable cryptocurrency pegged to a specific fiat currency like the US dollar. Although nowadays things have changed and the digital currency tether (USDT) captures more cryptocurrency trade volume than most of the leading nation-state issued fiat currencies like the USD […]

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$37 Million of Bitcoin Revenue Helps Square Accelerate Growth in Q2

$37 Million of Bitcoin Revenue Helps Square Accelerate Growth in Q2Square has reported its Q2 2018 financial results, revealing that $37 million of Bitcoin-related revenue helped the company accelerate its growth during the period. While the company still made very little profit from cryptocurrency trading in Q2, management is content with not trying to push the monetization of the feature just yet. Also Read: Coinmarketcap […]

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